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Bonifas Fine Arts Center

700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
906-786-3833

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November 2017

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 23 - November 25
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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The Bonifas Arts Center will be closed for the holiday.

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Toddler Art — Session 2

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 14, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Lorne Watson DATES: Oct. 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14   Join us for creative play activities and music fun! Lead by professional teachers and musicians, toddlers will be combining fun and learning to help nurture imagination, problem solving and developing motor skills. Art stations and music provide hands on fun. Session 1- Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28  Oct. 5, 12, 19 Session 2- Oct. 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7, 14  For toddlers…

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Ashtanga Yoga

November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until November 27, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heather Bruss DATES: November 6, 13, 20, 27   Yoga provides a great way to strengthen and tone muscles, and increase flexibility. Studies by the National Institute of Health have proven the effectiveness of yoga for mental alertness, stress relief and increased immune system function. Students will learn how to synchronize breath with standing postures and increase the benefits of their workout. using the same sequence each time, improvements are easy to see. With this repetition, the Ashtanga practice…

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Volunteer Appreciation Brunch

November 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Belly Dancing – Beginner Level Session 2

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 6, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Jenna Harmon DATES: Session 2 | Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec. 6   Come have fun, and experience the benefits of learning basic belly dance moves. Jeana Harmon will have you in fluid motion and putting together a routine by the end of six weeks. What is referred to in the West as “belly dancing” is actually raqs sharqi or Dance of the East. Based on movements that come naturally to the female form, it provides a…

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Insight Meditation

November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until December 7, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Jean Schlueter DATES: Thursdays, Oct. 26, Nov 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7   Insight Meditation is a guided introspective that is a technique of the Buddhist Theravada Tradition. It helps enhance mental discipline, slows down racing thoughts, helps alleviate sleep disorders, reduces stress, and promotes inner peace and harmony. NOTE: Insight Meditation will be held at First Presbyterian Church at 819 1st Ave South in Escanaba on Oct. 26 and Nov. 9. The rest of the sessions will…

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December 2017

Fun with Poured Paint

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Bill Oman DATES: Dec. 2   Participants will learn a variety of techniques related to the 'poured paint' technique. This is a type of non-representational painting that is fun to do and the results are often filled with amazing colors and patterns. These methods will be demonstrated by the instructor on a large canvass then the participants will get to play in the paint to see what happens when you swipe the surface with a pallet knife, use a…

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Clay Ruffled Bowl

December 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on December 2, 2017 at 10:30am

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: April South Olson DATES: November 18, 10:30 a.m.-Noon and December 2, 10:30–11:30 a.m.   Come play in the mud with me and learn to make a beautiful handmade ceramic bowl. This class is a great start in your exploration with clay. You will learn the basics of clay through the process of slab. Adding surface decoration and glaze will give the bowl your personal style. Let's get muddy!   Members: $45.00 | Non-Members: $48.00

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Ashtanga Yoga

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 18, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heather Bruss DATES: December 4, 11, 18 Yoga provides a great way to strengthen and tone muscles, and increase flexibility. Studies by the National Institute of Health have proven the effectiveness of yoga for mental alertness, stress relief and increased immune system function. Students will learn how to synchronize breath with standing postures and increase the benefits of their workout. using the same sequence each time, improvements are easy to see. With this repetition, the Ashtanga practice itself becomes…

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Feather Carving

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 12, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Jim Rutledge DATES: December 5 and 12   Learn to raise and burn feathers using two methods: using the wood burner to create the illusion of layered rows of feathers and then using small hand held rotary grinders to create feather edges. The goal would be that each participant will texture and paint a feather to take home with them. Register by November 28.   Members: $17.00 | Non-Members: $20.00

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Culinary Arts

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 7, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on December 5, 2017 at 7:00pm

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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DATES: October 3, November 7, December 5 The perennial favorite series, “What’s Cooking”, is BACK! The series of cooking demonstrations are designed to bring out your artistry in the kitchen. Each session includes step-by-step demonstrations in the kitchen and delectable samples in the gallery. Viewers leave with a list of tips and recipes in hand and a smile on their faces. A questions & answers period will follow demonstrations. This fall we focus on healthy, local, budget - conscious cooking. Local chefs will…

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The Art of the Bouquet

December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2017

One event on December 7, 2017 at 6:30pm

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Dr. David Gafner DATES: October 12, November 9, December 7   Learn to create harmonious, stylish and unique floral arrangements that are in-tune with the season and look professional. Dr. David Gafner, professional horticulturist, florist with national level experience and a familiar face in the garden section in Menards will guide you through selecting local in-season flowers or plants, arranging them with contemporary style and flare and making sure they last through the holidays or simply make your house…

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The Marvelous Wonderettes: Winter Wonderettes

December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until December 16, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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The Wonderettes are back! This seasonal celebration finds the girls entertaining at the annual Harper’s Hardware Holiday Party. When Santa turns up missing, the girls use their talent and creative ingenuity to save the holiday party! Featuring great ‘60s versions of holiday classics such as “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Run, Rudolph, Run,” and “Winter Wonderland,” the result is, of course, marvelous! This energetic and glittering holiday package is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages.

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Gingerbread House Holiday Workshop

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Eddie Moritz
 DATE: December 9   Join the experts at the Bonifas for our traditional family holiday workshop by creating your own gingerbread house. A great way to enhance your holidays, this wonderful workshop will warm hearts of your entire family as you create lasting memories for many years to come. Adults and children are invited to attend (children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult) and this class fills up fast so pre-registration is required to ensure…

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The Marvelous Wonderettes: Winter Wonderettes

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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The Wonderettes are back! This seasonal celebration finds the girls entertaining at the annual Harper’s Hardware Holiday Party. When Santa turns up missing, the girls use their talent and creative ingenuity to save the holiday party! Featuring great ‘60s versions of holiday classics such as “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Run, Rudolph, Run,” and “Winter Wonderland,” the result is, of course, marvelous! This energetic and glittering holiday package is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages.

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Closed for Christmas Holiday

December 22 @ 2:00 pm - December 25 @ 11:59 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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The Bonifas Arts Center will be closed for the holiday.

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Closed for New Year’s Holiday

December 30, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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The Bonifas Arts Center will be closed for the holiday.

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March 2018

Curtins

March 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until March 10, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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It’s the brassy, bright, and promising year of 1959. Boston’s Colonial Theatre is host to the opening night performance of a new musical. When the leading lady mysteriously dies on stage the entire cast and crew are suspects. Enter a local detective, who just happens to be a musical theatre fan!

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Curtins

March 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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It’s the brassy, bright, and promising year of 1959. Boston’s Colonial Theatre is host to the opening night performance of a new musical. When the leading lady mysteriously dies on stage the entire cast and crew are suspects. Enter a local detective, who just happens to be a musical theatre fan!

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April 2018

Dinner With Friends

April 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 5, 2018

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Karen and Gabe have been friends with Beth and Tom for over a decade, since introducing the two at their summer house on Martha’s Vineyard. During what was to be a normal dinner with friends, Beth, attending alone, announces their breakup. This sends Tom into a fury since he was unable to defend himself, despite being the one that left for another woman. The twists and turns from the past, present, and five months later leave Karen and Gabe as…

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Dinner With Friends

April 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Karen and Gabe have been friends with Beth and Tom for over a decade, since introducing the two at their summer house on Martha’s Vineyard. During what was to be a normal dinner with friends, Beth, attending alone, announces their breakup. This sends Tom into a fury since he was unable to defend himself, despite being the one that left for another woman. The twists and turns from the past, present, and five months later leave Karen and Gabe as…

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